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official in washington, off three of whom corroborate the statements about the holding of terrorists. coincidentally or not, that 26 of october is the same day that to journalists for foreign policy magazine discovered classified documents detailing security concerns in benghazi. they found those documents lying on the floor of what remained of the u.s. consulate. that, three weeks after the fbi had finally made its way to benghazi to conduct an investigation, an investigation that took less than a day. there has been no explanation as to why the fbi left those classified state department papers on the ground. adding to the coincidences' c'mon the 26 of october, it was on that date that fox news cia operators on the ground in benghazi had asked for, and were denied help four times during the course of the 7-hour assault ambassador christopher stephens, foreign service officer sean smith and cia operatives tie ron woods and glendora the from both former seals were killed in a firefight that move from the cause led to the cia and makes a mile away. a cautionary note tonight, if i may.
, the politics and policy in the games being played by both sides in washington dc, we will be joined by richard shelby, the ranking republican of the banking committee. he joins us. congressman devin nunes, chairman of the ways and means committee to tell us what kind of effor it will take and who will be blamed for failure to stop these tax hikes and trillion dollar budget cuts. bradley graham is among our guests tonight. here are the details on exctly what secretary geithner has proposed on behalf of the presidento avoid the fiscal cliff. according to the republicans in that meeting, the offer includes $1.6 trillion in new revenue. that is higher taxes, raising tax rates, and taxes on investment income. at least $50 million in new stimul spending in the next fiscal year alone. mind you, of course, the repubcans looking for spending ts as an offset to their agreement to raise taxes. the only spending cuts in the plan come from cutting medicare and other programs by 400 billion over the coming decade. timothy geithner also requesting the equivant of a permanent increase in the national debt lim
new plan is in response to the recent votes in colorado and washington. i find that hard to believe think they using taxpayer dollars to pay for the program is okay. you're in college, if you want to study pot smoking, walk around student housing. that's my two cents more. that's all for tonight's "willis report," thanks for joining us, have a great night. ♪ lou: we're now 34 days from slipping over the so-called fiscal cliff, and i have no sign of progress to report to you on the talks between president obama and the republican leaders trying to reach a deal to avoid the crisis. the number two man, durbin of illinois tad saying nothing should be left off the table in search of budget cuts, and new sources of revenue, the assistant majority leader allowing the changes in the president's signature legislative achievement should be on the table. that's right, obamacare. >> put everything on the table. repeat, put everything on the tail, not just taxes and revenue, but spending cuts and entitlement reform. the only perfect law i know was carried down a mountain by senator moses. lou:
. the louis gomer, and to leading doctors here to psychoanalyzed it all. in washington that is a lot. our first guest has a deep understanding of the way the intelligence community works. joining us now, former cia operative, the highly decorated operative who served 23 years in a clandestine service. he worked as chief of station in the middle east and latin america -- let america. the first question has to be, the former cia director saying that he does not know what happened after the cia send over their memorandum. that isn't the one he delivered, and the changes had to be made subsequently. the cia director, by the way, you anticipated when you were on this broadcast a few years ago saying that it had to have originatedin -- the changes, the flow from the white house to the united nations ambassador had to occur either in the state department of the white house itself. >> i stand by that. and the fact is that no one writes those sorts of things that a cia officer would right to my director would write other them at the white house or at stake. remember something. the u.n. ambassador,
pledges and instead are now claiming the grover norquist is the real problem in washington d.c. fox digital politics center is here with us tonight as is the daily caller stalker carlson. egyptian leader declaring new powers for himself, claiming he won't be just another dictator. just a week ago praised by the obama administration for brokering a ceasefire in gaza, and now the white house is silent on the more -- coupe. middle east expert professor hoover institute senior fellow "wall street journal" as columnist among our guests here tonight. we begin with the president's broad based strategy to conduct our right class warfare against the republican party on the issue of taxes and the fiscal cliff. the white house today released a report from the council of economic advisers. that report claims that if republican lawmakers don't accept the president's fiscal proposals they would be responsible for destroying christmas for the nation's retail sector. the national retail federation is forecasting that holiday sales will grow. if congress does not act on the president's plan to exten
in washington are possible fiscal cliff deal, confident such a deal would be reached to spur optimism in the market today combined with good news on housing produced a big wall street rally. crude oil hitting a one-month high at the escalation of the middle east, futures jump in almost 3%. the national association of realtors today reporting existing home sales rose more than 2% in october beating forecasts. faster pace of sales and an increase in monthly builder sentiment all contributing to the good news today in the housing market. and wall street acting like the uncertainty of the first goal go cliff has all but disappeared. and trust in both parties has been comic scene, relentlessl my restored. the stock prices up for the best time in two months. the s&p picking up 27, the nasdaq moving out of corruption territory gaining 63 points today, 3.3 billion shares traded on the new york exchange just under the daily average for the year. the total market average moving higher as well closing 2% today representing a gain of approximately $325 million. a worsening conflict in the middle
, this is the washington game. when you have a scandal brewing in washington, get out of town. lou: what do you think of the president deciding to use the language of the former military government of burma in referring to burma as miramar. what do you make of that, if anything? >> well, i really don't know what to make of it. but i will say that certainly while he is out there, i would hope he would take the opportunity to condemn china for its bullying and aggressive tactics and the iron imperialism in the south and east china sea. and while he's there, he should make it very clear that should their tactics involved in hostilities between our allies, japan, and the philippines, they are a mutual defense treaty that will be brought into play. anything less than a will not deter china from progressive tactics. a shop needs to be fired across the land. lou: referring to israel and the engagement of hamas, which looks like, right now, despite the involvement of the united nations secretary general and others, trying to mediate, it looks like this could turn into a ground operation which the israelis ha
of a percentage point to. the rasmussen reports daily tracking poll has the race at 48%. the abc washington post tracking poll shows the governor taking a one point lead after trailing by one yesterday. those of the two most recent national polls. and while the polls are tight, they are not always accurate or indicative of the of come. either candidate could win this election by a sizable margin, if you consider a sizable margin to be two or 3 percent, perhaps, regardless of what these polls are saying today. one group or demographic, like independent voters, could swing the election in the waning hours of the campaign. and what should worry the obama campaign with their race so tight that you can hear is quilt is not the unraveling cover-up on been gauzy or a bust response to a major east coast hurricane. what should worry the obama campaign is that this race is all about the economy, his record, and responsibility where the unemployment rate and in this economic recovery now stand. voters simply trust governor romney more on this most important issue. let's reveal -- that is revealed in poll a
through today and tomorrow when, of course, congress is not in washington. to ambassador, thank you very much. much more on the iranian incident. he will take that up the "a-team." the changing faces of the obama second term. trenton, a gartner, panetta, and more could be on our way out. shannon green with the story. the looming fiscal cliff, our economy hanging in the balance. moody's chief economist with us next. you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corne us bank. lou: let's bring you up-to-date correctly on the money and what is happening on wall street. concernssabout pending tax hikes and budget cuts also known as the fiscal cliff. too much for many investors. stock prices for a second straight session. the dow down another hundred
, congress is not in washington. to ambassador, thank you very much. much more on the iranian incident. he will take that up the "a-team." the changing faces of the obama second term. trenton, a gartner, panetta, and more could be on our way out. shannon green with the story. the looming fiscal cliff, our economy hanging in the balance. rachel quit the corporate grind to start her own interior design business. she's got a growing list of clients she keeps in touch with using e-ma marketing from constantcontact.com. constantcontact is easy and affordable. it lets her send out updates and photos that showcase her expertise and inspire her customers for only $15 a month. [ dog barking ] her dream -- to be the area's hottest interior design office. [ children laughing ] right now, she just dreams of an fice. get a free trial at constantcontact.com. lou: let's bring you upto-date correctly on the money and what is happening on wall street. concernssabout pending tax hikes and budget cuts also known as the fiscal cliff. too much for many investors. stock prices for a second straight session.
,.... and long lines just to fill up. i will take a look at what is going on this washington, right now. this is the million puppet march. started as a million muppet protesting mitt romney's plan to rein in pbs and funding for pbs but other puppets sympathizing with pbs have joined the march, but this guy tells you what is happening to our country. i'm telling you guys, it is rome, the final days and we have senate races, heating up in the middle of all of this, puppetry and pollsters are starting to say the democrats will take control and my next guest, not so fast, george allen, the republican running for senate in virginia. barely lost by a tenth of a point and now the polls have him even, with tim king this time, and anyhow, what do you think the senate looks like now, have you had to handicap it? >> it is very close. we have a race in voo virginia and we are working hard in virginia and are encouraged by the enthusiasm and we see people envision a better future than we are having to endure these days and virginia, care about jobs and the economy and the latest threat coming out of
in washington will reach a deal to avoid a fiscal clef. the dow jones industrial rick breaking a four day losing streak. s&p up six and a half. nasdaq bros -- rose 16. the s&p down one and half percent. the nasdaq six week losing streak, the longest in almost four and a half years. four and a half years. and economic news, hurricane sandy took a toll on industrial production. it fell fortunes of a percent. economists expecting a two tenths of a percent increase. thyield on a ten year treasury note moving down. crude-oil prices down selling at $86.67 per barrel. and in corporate news, though losing more than 7% in its share price after reporting late yesterday, quarterly earnings fell by nearly 50%. good news for facebook. that stock up more than 6%. the social network share is holdg up despite the expiration of some like the agreement this week. two oil workers are missing after an oil platform exploded off the coast of louisiana today eleven other crew members were flown to hospitals, four of them listed in critical condition. coast guard ships and helicopters are continuing their search tonigh
it takes to get this done. it is too important for washington to screw this up. know is it's time for us to work, we all agreed to, which is let's keep middle-class taxes low. lou: the president did mention the only republican he is scheduled to meet with this week is former presidential candidate mitt romney. lunch at the white house. back on the hill, congressional democrats did not put any spending cuts on the table, but senate majority leader harry reid did embrace republicans who have turned against one of the party's most influential forces. >> one obstacle standing beyond congress and compromise, grover norquist. bullying lawmakers willing to put their oath of office and promised to serve constituents ahead of the pledge to lead this antitax sell it. his brand of ideological extremism has been bad for congress and work for -- worse for the country. distancing themselves this week. i appreciate that very much. lou: with the majority leader's things we turn now to the man at the center of mr. reed's spewing of vitriol, of variable stream. we are joined by grover norquist , president
in washington, including congress about foreign aid. shy the guarantor of this agreement, and last, iran will emerge as a long-term victor of this because iran is arming hamas, iran is moving to make sure that issues would be deflective from syria to gaza, so the long-term victor is iran, immediate term viktor is morsey and hamas. lou: eli, is there with this ceasefire, perhaps seeds of greater violence? i mean, there is about iran, sense they have benefitted, they have won an advantage in this short-term, we'll see where it leads ceasefire there is also, the new strength in standing of morsi, so long as he can hold it together. this is a shift, that we've not seen before. your thoughts? >> well, my sense of it is it, that netanyahu in some ways is a winner, he does not have to go into what i think is a no-win situation for a landi land invaf gaza, at this point, any prolonged house-to-house fighting for israeli defense forces is a lose-lose, if israelis achieve military objective spec and eliminate the rocket they have the nightmare still of a lot of dead gazans. so -- >> don't you thin
is a little bit of a problem in washington. but what will the congressional balance of power look like after the election? first, let's take a look at the house. a total of 200 -- 345 seats here . and 218 need for a majority. and the fact of the matter is that according to party politics , 108 of those seats, 170 are leaning democrat, 178 dim. and to 24, 224 republican. thirty-three are tossups, so the fact of the matter is the house is a done deal for the republicans. it is a safe bet the republicans will continue to control the house. it is a different deal in the senate. thirty-three seats are up this cycle. thirty-three seats, and democrats hold 23 of those, 23, so they are the most vulnerable in this election. that is what you are so much about how the republicans will to control the senate, but that was about six or seven months ago. well, according to a real clear politics 46 of those senate seats are, in fact, simply leading democrat, 46. forty-six seats, and the republicans have 43. considered safe. eleven, 11 are tossups, a 11. and look who they are. of those 11, five are against i
, and washington. those are all states that the president is expected to win. that would be about 70 -- actually 82 electoral votes that he could pick up in the 11:00 p.m. hour or shortly thereafter. so now your up to about 245. i have not even counted ohio where he is leading, not prohibitively, but leading command that would bring you to 263, within seven of winning the 270 you need. and then you understand that if your mitt romney you have to when virtually every single other state. that's what we mean by prohibitive math. looking at that same math. what do you think? >> i think it looks bleak for the republicans. i am not happy about it, but i am praying. i have all my fingers and toes crossed. i'm worried about what happens if we lose. neil: the futures are down. i don't want to tightest directly to what's going on in this election tonight, but what do you think happens to the markets? if we have just another four years like the last four or at least like we have been used to. >> well, we raced toward national default, toward national bankruptcy, unilateral disarmament, excess regulation of bu
last night to leaving washington looking much like it did before the first votes were cast. president obama defied the polls and predictions in an election that was expected to be one of the closest in history, even with florida tonight still up in the air. the president won more than 300 a tour of votes to secure another four years in the oval office. many republicans are left in shock at the results asking how with 23 million people unemployed almost 8 percent unemployment, record national debt in excess of $16 trillion, scandals and controversies from operation fast and furious, the benghazi cover-up, how could president obama possibly win reelection so impressively? a popular vote margin of more than 2 million votes, but an electoral vote margin of almost 100. an examination of the fox news exit polling data shows the obama campaign won big with key constituencies, and a strong showing by the democratic base responsible for putting the president over the top. president obama drawing on the latino community. xbox projecting 71% of hispanics voted for the president. that number up f
.59%. getting a better understanding of the constituents, back in washington in session with a long list of chores. none more pressing than dealing with a fiscal cliff of the benghazi investigation. joining us now, host of "huckabee" on the fox news channel. and author of the brand-new book. it is great to have you here. congratulations on the new book. >> thank you, thought we needed something other than politics for a while. what do we have? like the song by the who, meet the new boss, same as the old boss. lou: i cling to those politics so desperately here. your reaction to the fact the smartest man in the military was there, turned out to be head of the cia, the dumbest spy we ever had. >> not a good week for spies. when you add to the drama of general allen and the ever-expanding scandal, it is tragic for their families, tragic for america. lou: the part that is tragic for us. in our various institutions, since there are no consequences. sitting in an aircraft, we have a pretty strong light, and this actually the architect and the guy who presided over the largest conflict in americ
chronicles the efforts of others. "washington post" now chronicling the documents they found on a october 26 it is in benghazi at the consulate. where has the media ben? >> mitt romney could put this on a front-page. >> i heard you say that three times. i still don't believe it. >> this is not about governor romney but a corrupt actions from the media not to cover this pri is negligence and dereliction of duty not have a press conference or a time line specifically what happened. what did the president do that night, what orders did he give? lou: we have a gutless national liberal media who does not have the courage to step up and do their job. but at the same time an electorate has the opportunity to vote to on whether or not a failure to be square with the american people is to be tolerated. >> that is the sleeper issue of the campaign. a lot of americans and independence -- independent voters look at the media being compliant for i think that will hurt the president and could make the difference. >> the use of the board cover-up, i don't believe there was a cover-up. i can get a screen th
of nonsense and recognizing there is a culture the military and in washington that we have to get a hold of. >> i think it is a culture all over our society. look at the sports world. virtually no part of our culture in which people don't feel they don't have to be faithful to their congress or their spouse or their families and to their jobs. the ceo of lockheed martin just today forced out. it is a pattern and it is not limited to the military. it permeates the entire american culture because we have said that we can pretty much do what we want to. we spent a generation saying there is no such thing as morality, it is old-fashioned. lou:hat would be your generation and mine. >> that is exactly right. nohought of divorce, live and let live, free drugs, free sex, what do we expect? i think what we're doin we are e planted seeds when we were young and now they have turned into full and it is choking us. lou: what do you think should happen next? >> the one positive out of all this is i think this will trigger an absolute certainty of an investigation into wha really happened in benghazi. it
about $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts. in prepared remarks and washington event today, richard trumka said, and please remember this, this is just beautiful -- there is, he said, no fiscal cliff. what we are facing is an obstacle course that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit. richard trumka's remarks followed a meeting with the president and others earlier in the week. joining us now to talk about taxes and the president's second term agenda, his legacy, and oh, yes, what happens to the rest of us. the author of what just happened, monica crowley and former special assistant to george w. bush, ron christie. monica, have to say, eloquent labor leader, richard trumka from a manufactured crisis. the mathematics don't matter. >> well, apparently mathematics do not matter. according to the president of united states the united states from the math doesn't matter or he simply doesn't care. this is a president has now racked up $16.2 trillion in debt and given us a record-breaking four straight years of trillion dollar less
-time intelligence to tripoli and washington broke 12 '07 a.m., the 12th they announced that she react claimed responsibility for the benghazi attack with devours they knew they had real-time surveillance and real-time video and a declaration of responsibility later the same day obama's told the people "no axe of terror will shake the resolve of this great nation. mini thought it was a throwaway line. during the interview that cbs held for one month the president said quebec crisis negative -- suspicion is there are people involved to target americans from the start. september 13 that answer should be it is the lead suspect the same day the talking points were compiled and released james clapper said he reviewed and altered them. and assigned a very important duty susan rice was on five sunday talk shows. the petraeus brief lawmakers and agents learned there was no demonstration whatsoever. at that time deal bob administrations had no reason not to understand the entire muslim patio story was gutted by the facts. then the bodies of four americans for return to during a televised ceremony and s
with southeast asia you see a political motivation for foreign policy issue. >> this is the washington game with the scandal brewing, i get out of town. >> about the president using the language of the former military government to refer to myanmar? i know what to make of that. i hope he would take the opportunity with those tactics he should make it clear to china with the hostility is between our allies, japan and the philippines the mutual defense treaty brought into play. anything less than that did not detour tie never aggressive tactics. lou: and despite the involvement of united nations secretary general it could turn into the operation the israelis threatened in a matter of. >> that certainly is a possibility. whose supplies hamas? iran. look at the conflict. egypt has a hand from morsi and the disastrous economic policies. but taking on the nuclear issue, of face it. iran his benetton war over 34 years. was just another active for firing on the unmanned drone. they did not come forth to meet the challenge. lou: as you point* out the national media i ran in this context not take not
, major portion of the lobbying efforts and the pressure that is applied in washington. what is your reaction? >> these are good people, smart people, intelligent. but you really have to look at how rare motivated differently than small businesses would be. these large businesses can be the subject of government actions. it's easy to kid of select them, move them out. they can be subject attack. they also are sometimes subsidized. i have to worry about subsidies, and that may have government contracts. small businesses aren't concerned with those things. small-business can make a much better case to the president as to what needs to be done in this economy to create jobs. what would it take for small businesses, businessman women to create jobs and grow the economy? he just is to ask. i think he would get a very consistent answer. he does need to keep talking to the same high-leve executives that he has been talking to. tony's to get down into levels and talk to small businessmen women lou: let's you and i get to some brass tacks. we are talking about raising the top rate. we're bei
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